progesterone

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    Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD

    Dr. Ogbru received his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy in 1995. He completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Arizona/University Medical Center in 1996. He was a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and a Regional Clerkship Coordinator for the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy from 1996-99.

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    Jay W. Marks, MD

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    Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Is progesterone-oral safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?

Progesterone should not be used during pregnancy.

Progesterone may be found in trace amounts in breast milk in women taking progesterone capsules.

What else should I know about progesterone-oral?

What preparations of progesterone-oral are available?

Capsules: 100 and 200 mg

How should I keep progesterone-oral stored?

Progesterone capsules should be stored between 20 C to 25 C (68 F to 77 F) and should be protected from excessive moisture.

REFERENCE: FDA Prescribing Information
Progesterone – Medscape

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